Southwark Playhouse, London – 28th February – 28th March 2020
Katy Lipson for Aria Entertainment
in association with Edward Prophet presents
THE LAST FIVE YEARS
Jason Robert Brown’s Drama Desk Award winning musical, The Last Five Years, is an emotionally powerful and intimate show about two New Yorkers who fall in and out of love over the course of five years.
The musical’s unconventional structure unfolds as Cathy tells her story in reverse, from the end of their turbulent relationship, whilst Jamie tells his story chronologically from the spark of their initial meeting. The two characters meet only once, at their wedding in the middle of the show.
Now, this iconic musical returns to London in a bold new actor-musician production with the actors on stage at all times and playing the piano to add a new narrative dimension to the story, accompanied by a four piece band.
Written and composed by Jason Robert Brown
Directed by Jonathan O’Boyle
Originally Produced for the New York stage by Arielle Tepper and Marty Bell
Originally Produced by Northlight Theatre, Chicago, USA
Performed by arrangement with xMusic Theatre International (Europe) Limited